Laura  Wynn
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing
1569 CHS Building 1

Upon graduating from UAB with her BSN in 1999, Mrs. Wynn began her career as a labor and delivery nurse, remaining solely at the bedside until 2016. In 2016, she began working as an educator, taking students to clinical rotations and helping with course labs, skills fairs, and simulations. 2017, Mrs. Wynn became a simulation technician, assisting in labs and clinicals. In 2018, she started graduate school to pursue her MSN in Nursing education. Upon graduation, Mrs. Wynn became a full-time faculty member at Samford University teaching in the undergraduate nursing program. She has published articles on active learning activities in nursing education. She is the co-author of an article set for publication in the spring about developing clinical judgment in health assessment students. She has represented Samford as a speaker at international and state nursing conferences. She is a Christian wife and mother to four exceptional children. She is active in the Church and passionate about mentoring students to follow Christ’s leading.

Degrees and Certifications

  • MSN University of West Georgia
  • BSN University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Involvement/Professional Societies

  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Alabama League of Nursing
  • National League of Nursing


  • Perinatal Nursing
  • Nursing Education

Recent Publications

Recent Publications

  • Mileski, M., Harrison, L., Wynn, L., & Stone, S. (March 2024). Clinical workshops: Enhancing undergraduate nursing education in a maternal-newborn course​. Alabama League for Nursing Annual Conference, Huntsville, Alabama

  • York, A. & Wynn, L. (November 2023). Fostering clinical judgment and promoting transition into first clinical rotation. Sigma Theta Tau International 47th Biennial Conference, San Antonio, TX

  • Wynn, L. & York, A. (March 2023). Fostering Clinical Judgment and Promoting Transition into First Clinical Rotation; Alabama League for Nursing Annual Conference, Auburn, Alabama

  • Wynn, L. (May 2020). Escape Room Adaptation for Nursing Staff Annual Education; Grandview Medical Center Women and Infant Unit

Research Areas

  • Undergraduate Nursing Education
  • Clinical Judgment